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Waxman, Franz 1906-1967

Works: 1,181 works in 2,301 publications in 8 languages and 41,464 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Comedy films  Film noir  War films  Action and adventure films  Monster films  Horror films 
Roles: Composer, Author, Conductor, Arranger, Musician, msd, Performer, Director, Actor, Instrumentalist, Other, Bibliographic antecedent, Curator, Creator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Franz Waxman
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Most widely held works by Franz Waxman
Alfred Hitchcock's Rear Window by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

80 editions published between 1954 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 3,031 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a photographer with a broken leg, Stewart takes up the fine art of spying on his Greenwich Village neighbors during a summer heat wave. Things really begin to get hot when he suspects a salesman may have murdered his nagging wife and buried the body in a flower garden. He actively enlists the help of his girlfriend to investigate the highly suspicious chain of events ... Events that ultimately lead to one of the most memorable and gripping endings in film history
The Philadelphia story by George Cukor( Visual )

38 editions published between 1940 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,678 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sophisticated romantic comedy about a rich, spoiled socialite who learns some things about who she is and what she really wants on the eve of her second marriage
Sunset Boulevard by Billy Wilder( Visual )

44 editions published between 1950 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 2,358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pursued by creditors, Joe swerves into a driveway of a seemingly abandoned Sunset Boulevard mansion. He finds Norma, an ex-screen queen dreaming of a dramatic comeback and her husband/servant living there. She takes a fancy to Joe and, learning that he is a scriptwriter, persuades him to help her with her comeback screenplay. Being broke he accepts. He falls in love with young script reader, but Norma breaks up their romance. Thinking she is mad, he tries to leave, but Norma kills him. scene which she believes is the highlight of her comeback movie
A place in the sun by George Stevens( Visual )

14 editions published between 1951 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poor young man is determined to win a place in respectable society and the heart of a beautiful socialite. A factory girl has dark secret that threatens his professional and romantic prospects. Consumed with fear and desire, he is ultimately driven to a desperate act of passion that unravels his world forever
Rebecca by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

50 editions published between 1940 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A vacationing young lady meets, falls in love with, and marries handsome and wealthy widower Maxim de Winter. He takes his new bride home to his estate, Manderley. But the new Mrs. de Winter finds her married life dominated by the sinister, almost spectral influence of Maxim's late wife, Rebecca, who still rules from beyond the grave
Suspicion by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

21 editions published between 1941 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Well-to-do wallflower Lina McLaidlaw is in love, perhaps in danger. She suspects that Johnnie Aysgarth, the playboy who swept into her life and married her, is a murderer and that she may be his next victim
Bride of Frankenstein by James Whale( Visual )

16 editions published between 1935 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 980 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the most popular horror classics of all time and an acclaimed sequel to the original Frankenstein. The legendary Boris Karloff reprises his role as the screen's most understood monster who now longs for a mate of his own. Colin Clive is back as the overly ambitious Dr. Frankenstein, who creates the ill-faed bride (Elsa Lanchester). Directed by the original's James Whale (his last horror film) and featuring a haunting musical score, The Bride of Frankenstein ranks as one of the finest films not only of the genre, but for all time
Woman of the year by George Stevens( Visual )

7 editions published between 1942 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 919 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this excursion into the battle of the sexes, Tracy plays Sam Craig, the down-to-earth sportswriter of the New York Chronicle. As Tess Harding, the paper's bright international columnist, Hepburn makes his life miserable. As soon as they start taking swipes at each other in their columns, there is little peace between them. In the office and in the bedroom the squabbling continues, until their problems are overcome by their deep love for each other
A day at the races by Sam Wood( Visual )

4 editions published between 1937 and 1983 in English and held by 897 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Groucho and Chico are working in a sanatorium. We are asked to believe that the Brothers are more interested in saving the sanatorium from bankruptcy than in the racetrack next door. Groucho, in reality a horse doctor, is hypochondriac Margaret Dumont's personal physician ('Marry me and I'll never look at another horse'). Chico is a loyal employee and his friend Harpo is a jockey. A highlight is an encounter in which Chico systematically fleeces Groucho
Rebecca by Franz Waxman( )

19 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 848 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Spirit of St. Louis by Wei de er( Visual )

5 editions published between 1957 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 809 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biography of Charles Lindbergh from his days of precarious mail runs in aviation's infancy to his design of a small transatlantic plane and the vicissitudes of its takeoff and epochal flight from New York to Paris in 1927
Rudyard Kipling's Captains courageous( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 771 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a rich brat falls overboard at sea, he's rescued by a Portuguese fishing boat, and eventually forms a bond with one of the crewmen
Run silent, run deep by Robert Wise( Visual )

7 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 750 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in World War II, the line of command breaks down in a sub that is stalking a Japanese destroyer that sank the captain's former command
Peyton Place by Grace Metalious( Visual )

4 editions published between 1957 and 2005 in English and held by 693 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Allison MacKenzie looks back on life in the New England town where she grew up around the time of Pearl Harbor. Beneath the town's placid god-fearing exterior lay any number of dark secrets
The nun's story by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

5 editions published between 1958 and 2007 in English and German and held by 687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of the inner struggles faced by a nun, the difficulties of obedience and her inablility to forgive the death of her father during WWII
Stalag 17 by Billy Wilder( Visual )

23 editions published between 1952 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blend of comedy and drama showing the monotonous yet anxiety-filled existence of the inmates of a German prisoner-of-war camp in World War II, as they discover that they have a spy in their midst
Mister Roberts by John Ford( Visual )

6 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in English and German and held by 656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fonda stars as a WWII supply ship officer itching to get into the fight
Dark passage by Delmer Daves( Visual )

24 editions published between 1947 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vincent Parry, a man unjustly accused of murdering his wife, escapes from San Quentin and sets out to clear his name. He finds both help and love in Irene, a San Francisco artist who is convinced of his innocence
Fury by Fritz Lang( Visual )

7 editions published between 1936 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 642 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A once decent man becomes ruthless and bitter when he's falsely accused of a crime and becomes a target for a lynch mob. He escapes, but refuses to let his survival be known, so his attackers can be charged with murder
Night and the city by Jules Dassin( Visual )

12 editions published between 1950 and 2009 in English and held by 634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two-bit London hustler Harry Fabian aches for a life of ease and plenty. Trailed by an inglorious history of go-nowhere schemes, he stumbles upon a chance of a lifetime in the form of legendary wrestler Gregorius the Great. But there is no easy money in this underworld of shifting alliances, bottomless graft, and pummeled flesh, and soon Fabian learns the horrible price of his ambition
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The Philadelphia story
Alternative Names
d’Alba, José, 1906-1967

d'Alba, José, 1906-1967

Franz Waxman amerykański kompozytor muzyki filmowej

Franz Waxman compositeur de musique de films, chef d'orchestre

Franz Waxman compositore tedesco naturalizzato statunitense

Franz Waxman Duits componist (1906-1967)

Franz Waxman German film composer

Franz Waxman tysk komponist

Franz Waxman tysk kompositör

Vaksman, F. 1906-1967

Wachsmann, F.

Wachsmann, F. (Franz), 1906-1967

Wachsmann Franz 1906-1967

Waxman, F. 1906-1967

Waxman, F. (Franz), 1906-1967

Waxman Franck 1906-1967

Waxman Frank 1906-1967

Waxman, Franz

Waxmann, Franz 1906-1967

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فرانتس واکسمن آهنگساز آلمانی

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The Philadelphia storyBride of FrankensteinThe nun's storyMister RobertsFuryNight and the city